Download 4AD's best of 2008 for free

TV On The Radio
TV On The Radio

Long-surviving British indie label 4AD can boast an impressive roster history since its inception in 1979: Pixies, Scott Walker, Cocteau Twins and The Birthday Party to name but a few. Now, 4AD is bringing the long-forgotten album sampler back, for free…

The label's current cream-of-the-crop including TV On The Radio, Deerhunter and Bon Ivor have each donated one track to a kind of 'best of 2008' compilation. It's free, and you can download it right here.


1. TV On The Radio - Golden Age
2. Deerhunter - Nothing Ever Happened
3. Department Of Eagles - No One Does It Like You
4. Anni Rossi - Ecology
5. Stereolab - Neon Beanbag
6. Atlas Sound - River Card
7. It Hugs Back - Work Day
8. Minotaur Shock - My Burr
9. Johann Johannsson - Melodia
10. Bon Ivor - Skinny Love
11. The Breeders - Bang On
12. The Mountain Goats - Sax Rohmer #1

Tom Porter worked on MusicRadar from its mid-2007 launch date to 2011, covering a range of music and music making topics, across features, gear news, reviews, interviews and more. A regular NAMM-goer back in the day, Tom now resides permanently in Los Angeles, where he's doing rather well at the Internet Movie Database (IMDB).